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Woza Albert!

By Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema and Barney Simon Jesus has come back to earth, and has chosen to do so in South Africa – during the apartheid era. The black population is treated as second class citizens. Jesus, or Morena as he is called, preaches justice and peace – messages that do not go home […]

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Ekerö wants to know: Do you feel included?

How included are you in this society? That is the question being asked in Ekerö. You are invited to attend a discussion with migration, integration, the labor market and more. Registration is now open through October 23rd from this link.

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THE STATE OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN EUROPE Race, Rights, and Politics

THE STATE OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN EUROPE Race, Rights, and PoliticsWednesday, September 11, 201910:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Cannon House Office BuildingRoom 210 Live Webcast: www.youtube.com/HelsinkiCommission Against the backdrop of recent European elections, European political leaders will discuss the state of their democracies and recent efforts to address issues of diversity and inclusion amidst rising prejudice […]

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Conquering Stockholm – Sonja A Andersson

This sister in Stockholm did what the industry thought she couldn’t. She organized the first ever Scandinavian International Fashion Week in Stockholm and the catwalk was the world famous City Hall! KUDOS Sonja A Andersson! When I tried to get into Stockholm Fashion Week my emails were never returned. It was then that I decided […]

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Mini Chibi Dolls By Lola Atobatele

Which One Will You Bring Home? What black child wouldn’t love a black doll in their image? I now I loved my Julia doll growing up. Maybe I had others, but she was my favorite. Forget Barbie, I had Julia! And I put her in my Barbie Country Camper. Lola started making these mini dolls […]

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Scandinavian International Fashion Week – Conceived by Sonja Andersson

The idea Scandinavian International Fashion Week aims to showcase the art of fashion designers from all around the globe. During 3 days, the catwalk is open to innovative designers and brands, who stage their upcoming collections to international press, buyers and influencers. The catwalk also welcomes new talents, as we believe in opportunities and understand […]

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Get Ready For #onefreeplasticday Tomorrow

LET’S UNITE AND MAKE OUR VOICES HEARD Be part of the world’s biggest picture survey and share what you want to see go PLASTIC FREE.  Helping us drive change faster in governments and big business. IT’S SO SIMPLE TO GET INVOLVED. PICK one thing you want to see go plastic free. SNAP! a picture of it on your […]

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About Us

Black Expat.com - The magazine and website for Black expats living their lives away from home. Be a part our global community by reading our magazine, contributing to our blog, suggesting articles and sharing your information.

Multi-talented Bonnie Greer was born in Chicago where she later studied with David Mamet before moving to New York to study at the Actors Studio with Elia Kazan. She has been living in Britain since the late 1980s. Bonnie regularly contributes articles to the Guardian, Telegraph, Independent and Marie Claire as well as appearing for […]

BlackExpat.com is proud to have Black Girl on Mars, Lesley-Anne Brown, as a guest blogger. The fact of the matter is that no matter how well you have adjusted to your new life abroad, you will always be visited by a nagging longing to go home. This longing does not reveal itself constantly, but instead […]

The International Institute of Education (www.iie.org) is an organization which sponsors programs and research to support study abroad and international education for all nationalities around the world. Each year they publish a report on international student flows called “Open Doors”. In these reports are always demographic breakdowns of US students studying abroad and here is […]

A Special Message to all Black Expats (and expats in general) Dear Readers, As everyone knows, we live in increasingly precarious economic times with all of us struggling to keep our jobs or just make ends meet. In light of the current turbulence in some areas of the world, we on Black Expat would like […]

Our first quarter issue has been released and is now live online. Have a read and share with you friends.

Here is a disturbing message I received from Angela Shaw in Toulouse: I just got off the phone with a friend in Vienna about our meeting in April in Utrecht and she tells me about this. What is not mentioned in the news coverage is that almost exactly 10 years ago the Austrian police brutalized […]

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